Want To Know What Conch Tastes Like? The Answer Will Surprise You

what does conch taste like

There are A LOT of things you’ll find in the ocean and a conch is one of them. It is often associated with a snail because it’s slimy and has a spiral shell as its means of protection and shelter. This creature is a delicacy in the Caribbean Archipelago.

To people who love eating seafood, your taste buds shouldn’t be limited to fish, crabs, shrimp, etc. Some mollusks such as conch will do you good. But what does conch taste like? More so, what in the world is conch?

If you have no idea what conch is, read on to find out what it is and what does it taste like.

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The Best Rosemary Substitutes That May Surprise You

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A multitude of recipes rely on the power of rosemary, in conjunction with other spices and herbs, to give a savory resinous flavor and tea-like strong fragrance. Whether you’re about to season grilled chicken or roasted potatoes, there’s no need to rush to the grocery store if you ran out of the herb --  simply opt for other herbs that serve as substitutions to rosemary.

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Rosemary, a known Mediterranean herb, owes its popularity to its unique flavor and distinct woody-citrus aroma, as well as its ornamental value for passionate gardeners and cooks. As a matter of fact, there is more to this wonder herb than its taste and aroma.

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Extra Hot Guidelines: How To Freeze Chili

How To Freeze Chili

Great, you made a huge batch of chili - yes, that’s too much to consume in one sitting. Can’t take in anymore chili? What do you do with the leftovers? You can eat chili for a whole week if you're really addicted to it....or you could stash the leftovers in the freezer.

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Well, before you decide on freezing the remaining chili let it cool down first to room temperature -- this minimizes the time the chili spends in the “temperature danger zone” and prevents rapid bacterial growth. 

Cmon! I’ll show you how to freeze chili and store it forever (just kidding).

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5 Of The Most Popular Sumac Substitutes

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Hummus, kebabs, and fattoush are just some of our favorite Middle Eastern dishes. These dishes are just some of our “automatic orders” when we go to Mediterranean restaurants. Do you know what they all have in common? Sumac.

Sumac’s the culprit behind that lemony flavor that got us all drooling. If you’re planning to prepare Middle Eastern dishes, but you don’t have this popular spice in your cabinet, we’ll be providing you with a list of sumac substitutes you can use. Thank us later!

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12 Amazing Substitutes For Goat Cheese You Should Try Right Now


I really love goat cheese to the point of marrying it...yes ladies, sorry. Whenever a recipe calls for cheese, I make it a priority to go out and get some. Even if a certain recipe tells you that the “best” for this dish is mozzarella, cheddar, or blue cheese (yuck!), I simply go for goat cheese because I'm a sucker for it.

However, goat cheese is not always available in supermarkets which is why I have to let go of my obsession with it and use other substitute for goats cheese if it’s not on grocery shelves.

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Whether you’re like me, a goat cheese fanatic who simply refuses to use other cheeses, or you simply aren’t a fan of its taste hence the quest for substitutes, this list I’ve created will give you 12 amazing substitutes for goats cheese.

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First World Problems: Can You Freeze Potato Salad?


Almost everyone I know loves potato salad, do you? Do you wake up at night to open the fridge looking for leftover potato salad? I know I do!

This delicious meal is super easy to make and will surely satisfy your cravings every night! The creamy, luscious taste of mayo (store bought or homemade) topped off with celery and paprika is truly irresistible.

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11 Amazing Substitutes For Smoked Paprika You Have No Idea About

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Spices are an important part of cooking mainly because they add flavor and aroma. A combination of spices can turn something boring and bland to the most delicious meal you have ever tasted.

Smoked paprika is a very popular spice which adds a characteristic bright color and richness to any food. It is made by grinding dried pods of pepper plants like bell or chili peppers.

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Does your recipe tell you to use smoked paprika but there’s none left in your pantry? Or are you simply looking for a hotter alternative to spice things up a bit? Finding a substitute for smoked paprika is easy -- actually, you may not need to look further than your pantry for great paprika substitutes.

Note: The substitutes below come in many heat levels. You should consider your options according to your personal and those you wish to serve the dish to’s preferences.

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How To Thicken BBQ Sauce In 5 Easy Steps

How To Thicken BBQ Sauce

Barbecue sauce is commonly used in various dishes because it elevates the dish to a higher level. It's tangy, sour, sweet, and salty flavor adds a “wow factor” in soups, meats, appetizers, vegetables, sandwiches, and so on.

I really hate it when restaurants serve a slab of ribs with a runny barbecue sauce that’s like water and doesn’t stick to the meat.

Anyway, If you’re one of those BBQ fanatics like me, and you can’t get enough of this sauce, this post will show you how to thicken your BBQ sauce in 5 easy steps.

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    Note: All of the mentioned thickening methods aren’t exclusively for barbecue sauce, it can also be used in other sauces.
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